CMAJ Open 2021 Apr-Jun;9(2):E400-E405. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Department of Family Medicine (Wiebe), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; University of London (Kelly), London, UK; University of Ontario Institute of Technology (McMorrow), Oshawa, Ont.; Université de Sherbrooke (Tremblay-Huet), Sherbrooke, Que.; University of British Columbia (Sum, Hennawy), Vancouver, BC.
Background: In March 2020, all levels of government introduced various strategies to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to document how the experience of providing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Methods: We conducted a qualitative study using semistructured interviews with key informants in Canada who provided or coordinated MAiD before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More